Are you using Dynamic Product Ads on Facebook?
Dynamic Product ads let you create relevant and timely ads on Facebook based on the products people have visited on your website or your app. These ads are best for businesses with large product catalogs who want to create personalized ads for their customers, such as Shopify store owners with multiple products.
Dynamic Product ads look identical to other link ads or carousel-format ads that are available on Facebook. However, instead of individually creating an ad for each of your products, Facebook creates the ads for you and personalizes them for each of your customers.
How do dynamic ads work?
To get started, you’ll need to upload your product catalog to Facebook. A product catalog is a file that contains a list of all the products you want to advertise. Each line of the product catalog contains a description of each product, including an ID, name, category, availability, product URL, image URL and other product attributes.
If you’re already advertising your product catalog on other platforms, you can leverage the same catalog, sometimes called a product feed, and upload directly to Facebook or through a third-party feed provider.
If you’re an Ecomisoft App Bundle member, you already have access to our “Facebook Feedr” app that will allow you to quickly set up a product feed URL, which you’ll need to sync your products with Facebook.
Here’s how to create it:
If you’re not using our Facebook Feedr app, the above video from Ecomisoft co-founder Nick Fielding shows you how you would essentially set it up using anything else as well.
Or, if you’d like to manually create a Facebook product catalog, you can download this Facebook product catalog template, edit it for your store, and upload to Facebook
Next, add the Facebook pixel to your website to track which products people view, add to their shopping carts, and purchase. Facebook will automatically compare the products your customers interact with to those in your product catalog to show them relevant ads.
Finally, create a dynamic ad in the Power Editor, where you’ll set up how you want the ad to show the information that’s in your product catalog. That’s it! You’ll now be retargeting your website visitors with Dynamic Product Ads.
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